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Looks Like the Shoulder of New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower is Doing Fine

Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower suffered a torn labrum during Week 13 action last season. Some players would be knocked out of commission with such an injury, but he played on and was a big part of the team's success on defense in the post season. After having surgery in the off-season, word spread online that he may not be available to start the season due to recovery and...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Dont'a Hightower eyes regular season opener

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower believe he's ahead of schedule in his recover from shoulder surgery; so much so that he's focused on playing in the regular season opener on Sept. 10th. "Honestly, I don't have a target date," he told ESPN. "I've seen doc, and everything is going great right now. I'm right on track ... it's something that's going to take time...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: New England Patriots

New England Patriots' Dont'a Hightower making progress in injury New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has revealed that he does ... 89 tackles, six sacks and one forced fumble for the Patriots in the 2014 season ... Roger Goodell, Tom Brady and NFL disgrace: Editorial New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who is wrestling...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower "feels great," return still unknown

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower figures to be an integral part of a defense that is looking for a new leader to emerge after defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and cornerback Darrelle Revis left in the offseason. While the players and fans wait for training camp to begin, Hightower may be waiting a little longer than normal to hit the practice field with his teammates...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower to be recognized by hometown, referenced in 'Orange Is the New Black'

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has been in the spotlight ever since his time at the University of Alabama. The former first round pick has also been a key part of the Pats defense since being drafted in 2012 and after making some key plays during the Patriots Super Bowl run, he is being recognized by the masses. On July 4th, Hightower will be recognized by his...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots LB Hightower expected to miss six to seven months

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is expected to be out six to seven after having surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder, the Boston Globe reported Friday. Hightower, who played through the injury during New England's 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks, had surgery Feb. 10. Hightower made the game-saving tackle on Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dont'a Hightower expected to miss 6-7 months

Dont’a Hightower helped the New England Patriots win a Super Bowl title, but he might not be on the field when they begin their quest to defend it.   The Patriots linebacker is expected to miss six to seven months while recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Of course, half a year is a long period of time, so it’s entirely...
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower Needs Surgery To Repair Torn Labrum

It appears Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas weren’t the only players battling serious arm injuries in Super Bowl XLIX. New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower is expected to undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday, citing a source. With the Super Bowl over, the plan is for #Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower...
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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